Ukraine-Russia live news: UK says Moscow planning more offensives | Russia-Ukraine war News

British army intelligence says Russia is shifting reserve forces from throughout the nation for future offensives.

  • Britain says Russia is shifting reserve forces near the Ukrainian border for future offensives.
  • Ukraine needs extra weapons from the West, saying {that a} turning level has been reached within the struggle.
  • US President Joe Biden thanks CIA workers for warning the world about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
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Listed below are the most recent updates on Saturday, July 9:

HIMARS ‘hasn’t been used’ to assault Russian territory

Ukraine has not used superior US-made excessive mobility artillery rocket techniques (HIMARS) to strike Russian targets outdoors of Ukraine territory, based on a senior US defence official disputing Russian accusations.

“The Russian claims about utilizing HIMARS to strike outdoors of Ukrainian territory – these claims are false,” the official quoted by the Reuters information company, talking on situation of anonymity.

“Ukraine is utilizing these capabilities to battle the battle that its forces are dealing with, and they’re utilizing them successfully in that battle.”


Russia assembling reserve forces close to Ukraine: UK

Russia is shifting reserve forces from throughout the nation and assembling them close to Ukraine for future offensive operations, based on British army intelligence.

A big proportion of the brand new Russian infantry items are in all probability deploying with MT-LB armoured automobiles taken from long-term storage as their major transport, Britain’s Ministry of Defence tweeted in a daily bulletin.


Blinken meets China’s Wang after main strain efforts on Russia

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is scheduled to fulfill with China’s Overseas Minister Wang Yi in Bali after a G20 ministerial assembly on the Indonesian island the place the highest US diplomat led efforts to strain Russia over its struggle in Ukraine.

Blinken is anticipated to repeat warnings to China to not help Moscow’s struggle effort in Ukraine and the 2 sides will deal with contentious points that embody Taiwan, China’s intensive South China Sea claims, Beijing’s strikes to increase its affect all through the Pacific, human rights, and commerce tariffs.

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Blinken is anticipated to repeat warnings to China to not help Moscow’s struggle effort in Ukraine [File: AP]

Ukraine pleads for weapons at G20 assembly

Ukraine has urged its allies to ship extra weapons as its forces dig in, saying {that a} turning level has been reached within the struggle.

Mykhailo Podolyak, the Ukrainian chief negotiator in stalled talks with Moscow, stated Russia’s army had been compelled to take an operational pause attributable to losses and to resupply.

“It’s clear that they need to redeploy issues, convey ahead new troops and weaponry, and this is superb. A sure turning level is starting to take form as a result of we’re proving we’re going to assault storage amenities and command centres,” Podolyak instructed Ukraine’s 24 Channel tv.


Biden lauds US intelligence for Putin warnings

US President Joe Biden has thanked workers on the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Company for warning the world about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s plans to invade Ukraine.

Marking the CIA’s seventy fifth anniversary, Biden stated: “It was due to the unbelievable work of our intelligence professionals that we had been in a position to forewarn the world what Vladimir Putin was planning in Ukraine.”

He added: “Exposing Putin’s playbook punched a huge gap within the pretence, and discredited his lies about what we had been doing in Ukraine.”

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